Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer writes the "Matter" column for The New York Times, and has frequently contributed to The Atlantic, National GeographicTime, and Scientific American, among others. He has won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Science Journalism Award three times, among a host of other awards and fellowships. He teaches science writing at Yale University. This is his fourth trade book.

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